Friday, April 27, 2012
'EC top guns should have disclosed Umno links'
The Election Commission (EC) chief Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof and his deputy Wan Ahmad Wan Omar should have disclosed their links to Umno prior to being appointed to the independent body, said Bersih.
"It is very serious and this shows partisanship.
“(Even) just the non-disclosure that they are party members is a (problem)," said Bersih chief S Ambiga at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur today.
Asked to respond to Wan Ahmad's statement that he is a "public servant" and "still is one" despite have been exposed to be a Umno member, Ambiga said this is indicative of the EC’s partisan stance that is contrary to its formation as "an independent body, under the constitution".
"It was a Freudian slip. He (Wan Ahmad) was telling the truth. That is the core of our issue with the EC. They are supposed to be independent," she lamented.
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